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Coated Dachshund

To the dog worked in all weather conditions,Its coat must be thick and dense, the undercoat is plentiful, the covering hair is sufficiently rigid, it does not let moisture pass and protects the animal from injury when working in a dense undergrowth or a bush.

Such objectives were pursued in the deduction of feesWool-haired variety. The first information about serious experiments with their breeding dates back to 1797. By the middle of the 19th century, there were already three modern varieties of wool, including a fine-haired dachshund.

To deduce the latter to smooth-haired dachshundsBlood of breeds with a dense rigid wool, including many terriers - dandy-dinmont, an adhesive tape-terrier, a fox terrier and others, and also schnauzera was added. The problem was to preserve the typical structure of the dachshund, its working qualities, malice towards the beast, courage, flair, voice.

Coated dachshund, description

Therefore, the fixation of the type of wire-haired dachshund required a lot of time and effort on the part of breeders and amateurs.

At the same time, the intra-breedCrossing - wire-haired dachshunds were knitted with long-haired dachshunds, as a result of which many modern smooth-haired dachshunds carry the genes of woolly coats.

In 1915 the Germans finally divided the species according to the type of wool, and from that time each of them is bred independently.

When did the first appearance of the wire-haired dachshunds in Russia?

In the USSR and in Russia the first wire-haired dachshundsAppeared after 1945, and at the exhibition in 1947 four such dogs were registered. But this species has not become popular among hunters, and working dogs with field diplomas and listed in the pedigree book are relatively few.

In Ukraine there were good manufacturers with fieldDiplomas, but here this variety is perceived rather as decorative, and the lack of fashion and mass demand does not allow increasing the number of livestock. On the one hand, this is not bad, since there is no speculation on the incompetence of low-knowledge people, and on the other hand, the breeding base leaves much to be desired.

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